Watch Dublin rapper's new tune calls out Leo Varadkar and TDs ahead of homeless protest on Saturday

The song has gained over 70,000 views and thousands of shares so far, went down a storm with fans who praised him for tackling "a very real problem.

A Dublin rapper has called out the Taoiseach , TDs, and bankers in a new video ahead of a national protest in Dublin on Saturday -writes

Ballyfermot man Gary Nugent, who is better known as 'Nugget', made the song to help promote a the protest which takes place at The Garden of Remembrance from 1pm. he is also trying to raise funds for Focus Ireland .

The event, which is being organised by the National Homeless and Housing Coalition, is lobbying the Government to declare the homeless crisis as a national emergency and wants legal protections for people who are evicted because they're in financial distress.

The protesters are also looking for more regulations in the private rental sector including on student residencies.

The song has gained over 70,000 views and thousands of shares so far, went down a storm with fans who praised him for tackling "a very real problem."

Writing on Facebook, Nugent said it was "an honour" to be involved and urged everyone to get out and support the protest on Saturday.

He said: "Delighted with the response and the fact that it's this track that's garnered so much attention.

"Being involved in something this important with my music is such an honour to me.

"People ask me do I think I'll "make it" in music. I say I already have. This is my definition of making it.

"Something I can be proud of, that's part of something bigger than me, something I can show to my daughter.

"Thanks a million to everyone sharing and showing love. It's much appreciated. I want to see as many of you as possible in town this Saturday."

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